Vintage Baldwin (Vintage Original)
James BaldwinISBN: 1400033942;
Book DescriptionVintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. “One of the few genuinely indispensable writers.” — The Saturday Review In his internationally acclaimed novels, short stories, plays and essays, James Baldwin was and remains a powerfully prophetic voice in the American literary landscape, fearlessly brooding upon issues such as race, sex, politics, and art. His literary achievement is a lasting legacy about what it means to be American. Vintage Baldwin includes the short story “Sonny’s Blues”; the galvanizing civil rights examination “My Dungeon Shook: Letter to My Nephew on the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Emancipation”; the essays “Fifth Avenue, Uptown: A Letter from Harlem,” “The Discovery of What It Means to Be an American,” and “Nobody Knows My Name: A Letter...
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